Case Details

CourtSouthern District of West Virginia
Docket number2:13-cv-15879
Date case filed2013-06-26
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Joseph R. Goodwin
Case cause28:1332 Diversity-Product Liability
Nature of suit365 Personal Inj. Prod. Liability
Jury demandBoth
Demand
JurisdictionDiversity

Case Parties

Party: Charlotte Dewene Ward
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: J. Gerard Stranch
Attorney Contact:
BRANSTETTER STRANCH & JENNINGS
Fourth Floor
227 Second Avenue, North
Nashville, TN 37201
615/254-8801
Fax: 615/250-3937
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Benjamin A. Gastel
Attorney Contact:
BRANSTETTER STRANCH & JENNINGS
Fourth Floor
227 Second Avenue, North
Nashville, TN 37201
615/254-8801
Fax: 615/250-3937
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Bryan F. Aylstock
Attorney Contact:
AYLSTOCK WITKIN KREIS & OVERHOLTZ
Suite 200
17 East Main Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
850/202-1010
Fax: 850/916-7449
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: D. Renee Baggett
Attorney Contact:
AYLSTOCK WITKIN KREIS & OVERHOLTZ
Suite 200
17 East Main Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
850/202-1010
Fax: 805/916-7449
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Douglass Alan Kreis
Attorney Contact:
AYLSTOCK WITKIN KREIS & OVERHOLTZ
Suite 200
17 East Main Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
850/202-1010
Fax: 850/916-7449
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Michael Brandon Smith
Attorney Contact:
CHILDERS SCHLUETER & SMITH
Suite 100
1932 North Druid Hills Road
Atlanta, GA 30319
404/419-9500
Fax: 404/419-9501
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Neil D. Overholtz
Attorney Contact:
AYLSTOCK WITKIN KREIS & OVERHOLTZ
Suite 200
17 East Main Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
850/916-7450
Fax: 850/916-7449
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cook Group, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Douglas B. King
Attorney Contact:
WOODEN & MCLAUGHLIN
One Indiana Square, Suite 1800
211 North Pennsylvania Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317/639-6151
Fax: 317/639-6444
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James C. Bradshaw , III
Attorney Contact:
WYATT TARRANT & COMBS
Suite 1500
2525 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
615/244-0020
Fax: 615/256-1726
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Lynn Schuster
Attorney Contact:
WOODEN & MCLAUGHLIN
Suite 1800
One Indiana Square
211 North Pennylvania Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-4208
317/639-6151
Fax: 317/639-6444
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cook Incorporated
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Douglas B. King
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James C. Bradshaw , III
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Lynn Schuster
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cook Biotech, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Douglas B. King
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James C. Bradshaw , III
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Lynn Schuster
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cook Urological Incorporated
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Douglas B. King
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James C. Bradshaw , III
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Lynn Schuster
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cook Medical, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Douglas B. King
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James C. Bradshaw , III
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Lynn Schuster
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12013-04-11 COMPLAINT and Jury Demand against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 0649-2223805.), filed by Charlotte Dewene Ward. (Attachments: # 1 Summons Cook Biotech, Inc., # 2 Summons Cook Group, Inc., # 3 Summons Cook, Inc., # 4 Summons Cook Medical, Inc., # 5 Summons Cook Urological, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet)(Stranch, J.) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
22013-04-12 Summons Issued as to All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(CNM, ) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
32013-04-22 NOTICE of Appearance by James C Bradshaw, III on behalf of All Defendants (Bradshaw, James) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
42013-05-07 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Charlotte Dewene Ward. Cook Group, Inc. served on 4/23/2013. (Stranch, J.) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
52013-05-07 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Charlotte Dewene Ward. Cook Biotech, Inc served on 4/23/2013. (Stranch, J.) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
62013-05-07 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Charlotte Dewene Ward. Cook Urological, Inc. served on 4/23/2013. (Stranch, J.) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
72013-05-07 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Charlotte Dewene Ward. Cook Incorporated served on 4/23/2013. (Stranch, J.) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
82013-05-07 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Charlotte Dewene Ward. Cook Medical, Inc. served on 4/18/2013. (Stranch, J.) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
92013-05-08 Final MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice Douglas B. King ( Filing fee $ 90 receipt number 0649-2244620.) by Cook Biotech, Inc, Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical, Inc., Cook Urological, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order Douglas B. King, # 2 Affidavit Affidavit of Douglas B. King, # 3 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing Douglas B. King)(Bradshaw, James) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
102013-05-08 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice Jennifer L. Schuster ( Filing fee $ 90 receipt number 0649-2244637.) by Cook Biotech, Inc, Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical, Inc., Cook Urological, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order Pro Hac Vice Admission Jennifer L. Schuster, # 2 Affidavit Affidavit of Jennifer L. Schuster, # 3 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing Jennifer L. Schuster)(Bradshaw, James) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
112013-05-09 ANSWER to 1 Complaint, by Cook Biotech, Inc, Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical, Inc., Cook Urological, Inc..(Bradshaw, James) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
122013-05-10 NOTICE of Deficiency re 10 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice Jennifer L. Schuster ( Filing fee $ 90 receipt number 0649-2244637.), 9 Final MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice Douglas B. King ( Filing fee $ 90 receipt number 0649-2244620.) (JLMc, ) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
132013-05-21 NOTICE by Cook Biotech, Inc, Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical, Inc., Cook Urological, Inc. re 12 Notice (Other), 10 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice Jennifer L. Schuster ( Filing fee $ 90 receipt number 0649-2244637.), 9 Final MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice Douglas B. King ( Filing fee $ 90 receipt number 0649-2244620.) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing Jennifer Schuster, # 2 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing Douglas King)(Bradshaw, James) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
142013-05-24 ORDER Signed by District Judge Harry S Mattice, Jr on 5/24/13. (AWT, ) Copies of Order mailed to Neil D Overholtz, Douglas A Kreis, Bryan F Aylstock, D Renee Baggett, M Brandon Smith, Douglas B. King and Jennifer L Schuster. Modified on 5/24/2013 (CNM, ). [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
152013-05-24 ORDER, The parties are ordered to confer and return the attached form within the time provided.Signed by District Judge Harry S Mattice, Jr on 5/24/13. (Attachments: # 1 Consent Form) (AWT, ) Copies of Order mailed to Neil D Overholtz, Douglas A Kreis, Bryan F Aylstock, D Renee Baggett, M Brandon Smith, Douglas B. King and Jennifer L Schuster. Modified on 5/24/2013 (CNM, ). [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
162013-05-31 MOTION to Excuse Additional Pro Hac Vice Applications by Charlotte Dewene Ward. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Stranch, J.) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
172013-06-07 NOTICE by Cook Biotech, Inc, Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical, Inc., Cook Urological, Inc. re 12 Notice (Other), (Attachments: # 1 Other Certificate of Good Standing, # 2 Other Certificate of Good Standing)(Bradshaw, James) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
182013-06-07 Unopposed MOTION to Stay Proceedings Pending Ruling by JPML on Motion for Transfer by Cook Biotech, Inc, Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical, Inc., Cook Urological, Inc.. (Bradshaw, James) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
192013-06-07 PROPOSED PRETRIAL ORDER Granting Unopposed Motion to Stay Proceedings Pending Ruling by JPML on Motion for Transfer by Cook Biotech, Inc, Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical, Inc., Cook Urological, Inc.. (Bradshaw, James) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
202013-06-10 ORDER granting 18 Motion to Stay. Signed by District Judge Harry S Mattice, Jr on 6/10/2013. (SAC, ) Modified on 6/10/2013, this Order mailed to attorneys Smith, King, Schuster, Aylstock, Baggett, Kreis, Overholtz (SAC, ). [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
212013-06-12 ORDER denying as moot 16 motion to delay filing of further Pro Hac Vice applications by out of state counsel (Doc. 16). If the MDL petition is denied Plaintiff shall promptly file appropriate Pro Hac Vice applications. Signed by Magistrate Judge William B Carter on 6/12/13. (KFB, ) Modified on 6/12/2013 (KFB, ). This Order serviced via US Mail to attys: Aylstock, Baggett, Kreis, Schuster, Smith & Overholtz. [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
222013-06-20 ORDER granting Defendants' 9 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Atty. Douglas B. King. Signed by Magistrate Judge William B Carter on 6/20/2013. This entry constitutes the complete order of the Court. There is no document attached to this entry. (JWB) Modified on 6/20/2013 (KFB, ). This Order & ECF registration paperwork serviced via US Mail to atty Douglas King. [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
232013-06-20 ORDER granting Defendants' 10 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Atty. Jennifer L. Schuster. Signed by Magistrate Judge William B Carter on 6/20/2013. This entry constitutes the complete order of the Court. There is no document attached to this entry. (JWB) Modified on 6/20/2013 (KFB, ). This Order & ECF registration paperwork serviced to atty Jennifer Schuster. [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.]
242013-06-25 CONDITIONAL TRANSFER ORDER; On June 11, 2013, the Panel transferred 8 civil action(s) to the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings pursuant to 28 U.S.C ยง1407. Since that time, no additional action(s) have been transferred to the Southern District of West Virginia. With the consent of that court, all such actions have been assigned to the Honorable Joseph R Goodwin. (CNM, ) [Transferred from Tennessee Eastern on 6/26/2013.] (Entered: 06/26/2013)
252013-06-26 CASE TRANSFERRED IN from the Tennessee Eastern; Case Number 1:13-cv-00120. Original file certified copy of transfer order and docket sheet received.
262013-06-27 TRANSMITTED PRETRIAL ORDER #1 (Initial Conference and Case Management) entered on 06/13/2013 in MDL 2440 to attorneys in member case. (jap)
272013-08-02 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE AND COUNSEL CONTACT INFORMATION FORM by Jennifer Lynn Schuster on behalf of Cook Biotech, Inc., Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical, Inc., Cook Urological Incorporated. (Schuster, Jennifer)
282013-08-02 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE AND COUNSEL CONTACT INFORMATION FORM by Douglas B. King on behalf of Cook Biotech, Inc., Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical, Inc., Cook Urological Incorporated. (King, Douglas)